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Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calls for an election inquiry.

A “how to” guide to tracking Iran protests with Twitter and social media.

@PersianKiwi may be the world’s most important journalist right now.

Gunfire from pro-government militia kills one at Tehran reform rally. Juan Cole says the funeral for the fallen will surely be cause for another protest.

TPM‘s roundup of very compelling footage from Iran.

Nico Pitney live blogs the uprising (includes pictures and video).


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